Eric D. Snider

Eric D. Snider's Blog

Archive for March 12th, 2010

Friday movie roundup – March 12

Friday, March 12th, 2010

It’s my fifth year at the South By Southwest Film Festival in sunny Austin. I will try to keep you apprised of my doings via this blog and the Twitter (@EricDSnider).

In the meantime, you shouldn’t bother very much with “Green Zone,” starring Matt Damon as a fellow looking for WMDs in Iraq in 2003. (Spoiler alert: he doesn’t find any.) You should bother even less with “Our Family Wedding” (review at, which you probably weren’t thinking of seeing anyway.

In limited release, Roman Polanski’s “The Ghost Writer” (review at is a solid Hitchcock-style suspense thriller, making two such films by Oscar-winning directors inside of a month (“Shutter Island” being the other).

Two other films opened in wide release, “She’s Out of My League” and “Remember Me,” but my travels prevented me from attending the screenings.

To sign up for the “In the Dark” e-zine, which brings you all the new movie reviews, DVD releases, and other pertinent info in one handy weekly e-mail, visit this page.

Subscription Center

Eric D. Snider's "Snide Remarks"

This is to join the mailing list for Eric's weekly humor column, "Snide Remarks." For more information, go here.


Eric D. Snider's "In the Dark"

This is to join the mailing list for Eric's weekly movie-review e-zine. For more information on it, go here.

This site created and maintained by Jeff J. Snider | Diamond Clarity Chart